Just a Drop

There is a fine line between routine and monotony. One of the things I enjoy about being a consultant is that you work on different types of projects with different clients, but then again I also do not cope well with change, so that constantly challenges me. When life was 'normal' (BC or Before Covid) …

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Sounds of Silence

No matter what is going on in our lives we can usually still find something to be grateful for and opening up our consciousness to that gratitude often makes us aware of other blessings we should be grateful for. A crisis will cause us to re-evaluate our lives and our perspectives. I am so grateful …

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Simple Pleasures

As much as I have been resisting joining in with the perky 'Be Productive Brigade' I must confess to a feeling of great self satisfaction at the end of last weekend. Norm and I were both busy wee bees and I have really enjoyed looking at the fruits of our labours all week. As well …

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You send me right round the Peninsula

This week has been full of both fun and stress, ironically both primarily related to work. We are now running three work streams at the client: Data Reconciliation of the migrated data to the staging area, a Data Quality Assessment of the HR source data and a Data Governance audit. I am involved in all …

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The Karma of Kings

The wind started up on Thursday night and howled viciously like it sometimes does in Cape Town. I sat listening to the windows rattling in their panes and the doors banging against their frames and thought how terrifying it must be in this weather to live in a shack in one of our townships. On …

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Wild West

Do you ever feel like your life is running away and that you are desperately trying to keep up? I am very much feeling like that at the moment. Sometimes I get a bit overwhelmed by all of the responsibilities I have. Work, life and everything else has me feeling like I am not at …

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there but for the grace of the gods….

Last Monday seemed to come round so quickly as it was just a regular two day weekend. It had started to get chilly so I was happy to have Sunday's leftover soup for lunch. I got in early to a stunning sunrise outside my office window.    As we hadn't done a proper weekly shop …

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Deviation from Reconciliation 

I've spent all morning clearing out cupboards and I have a huge pile of clothes to pass onto the recent fire victims. Tops, pants, skirts, suits and all sorts. And all sizes of course.    Caitlin also did a clear out, I was ruthless and tossed out anything I've not worn in a year. Some …

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